KKR Real Estate Finance closes two senior loans totaling $379M

|About: KKR Real Estate Finance Tru... (KREF)|By:, SA News Editor

KKR Real Estate Finance Trust (NYSE:KREF) closes two floating-rate senior loan transactions totaling $378.7M since its Q1 conference call in May.

YTD, KREF has originated eight senior loans for a total of $1.14B, resulting in a $3.0B portfolio.

In May, KREF closed a $213.7M floating-rate senior loan secured by a 474,000-square-foot, class-B+ office building in Boston; loan has a three-year initial term with two one-year extension options, carres a coupon of LIBOR + 2.40% and has appraised loan-to-value of about 69%.

In June, KREF closed a $165M floating-rate senior loan secured by 974,000-square-foot, class-B+ office buildings in Philadelphia; loan has a two-year initial term with three one-year extension options, carries a coupon of LIBOR + 2.45% and has LTV of about 71%

Weighted average underwritten IRR of the two loans is 10.6%

Total originations for last 12 months ended June 19, 2018 is $2.1B of senior loans, a 109% increase over the year-earlier period.

Source: Press Release

Previously: KKR and Parkway announce acquisition of 1111 Brickell in Miami (June 15)

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